Béralde: Let me ask you, brother, above...

The Imaginary Invalid

Argan Béralde

See more scenes from Moliere

Text

Béralde: Let me ask you, brother, above all things not to excite yourself during our conversation.

Argan: I agree.

Béralde: To answer without anger to anything I may mention.

Argan: Very well.

Béralde: And to reason together upon the business I want to discuss with you without any irritation.

Argan: Dear me! Yes. What a preamble!

Béralde: How is it, brother, that, with all the wealth you possess, and with only one daughter--for I do not count the little one--you speak of sending her to a convent?

Argan: How is it, brother, that I am master of my family, and that I can do all that I think fit?

Béralde: Your wife doesn’t fail to advise you to get rid, in that way, of your two daughters; and I have no doubt, through a spirit of charity, she would be charmed to see them both good nuns.

Argan:

READ MORE - PRO MEMBERS ONLY

Join the StageAgent community to learn more about this scene from The Imaginary Invalid and unlock other amazing theatre resources!

Sign Up

Already a member? Log in

READ MORE - PRO MEMBERS ONLY

Upgrade to PRO to learn more about this scene from The Imaginary Invalid and unlock other amazing theatre resources!

Upgrade to StageAgent PRO

All scenes are property and copyright of their owners. Scenes are presented on StageAgent for educational purposes only. If you would like to give a public performance of this scene, please obtain authorization from the appropriate licensor.

Videos

All scenes are property and copyright of their owners. Scenes are presented on StageAgent for educational purposes only. If you would like to give a public performance of this scene, please obtain authorization from the appropriate licensor.